Like Chocolate

Time: 1994. I’m taking my oral exams in Spanish, and I complete a conversation with my teacher. I don’t recall what we discussed, except that she brought up the movie Total Recall more than one would expect. This was the last hurdle before I would be done with my required Spanish classes to get my … More Like Chocolate

Village Idiot

My dad often says that he’s grateful that he wasn’t born in the middle ages. He has terrible eyesight, and would surely be labeled the village idiot for all his running into poles. When I talk to him next, I will mention that there’s another way to be a village idiot: 1. Move to a foreign … More Village Idiot